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In addition, “lesser ailments can be caused by eating vegetables washed in this polluted water” (Ahmet, 2011).
Farmers should be educated on how to use these farming substances like using the required amount of fertilizer and never fertilize before the storm of rain. Additionally, scientist should come up with biological ways to promote crop production rather than use of pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides. This will help eliminate these adverse effects of agricultural
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The essay attempts to uncover the causes and consequences, surrounding different types of pollution, which broadly include water pollution, land pollution and air pollution. There is a mention of individual steps that can be taken to tackle this problem effectively.
For instance, in the United States, the cause of pollution is forty-eight percent of stream and river water and on the other hand, forty-one percent of the lake water because of agricultural activities (Sustainable Table, 2011). This issue has largely become a ‘global dilemma’ as the topic aptly puts it.
The atmosphere around us is made up of various different gases which have been mixed by nature in specific ratios to create a dynamic natural gaseous system which possesses the various vital characteristics necessary to support life on Earth. The disturbances created in the composition and physical characteristics of the atmospheric air by various air pollutants causes various threats to human health and the ecosystem.
The major utilization of this resource is in industries such as agriculture, hydroelectric power generation, transportation, industry along with domestic and commercial uses.Major portions of the earth’s surface are covered with water in the form of oceans and ice caps and therefore difficult to recover; however, only 3% of these water bodies constitute fresh water available for human consumption
Polluted water is the main causes of human infections and deaths through waterborne diseases such as diarrhea and typhoid fever. This portfolio report seeks to give detailed investigations on leading causes of water pollution and efforts being made to control water pollution.
United States is one of the top corn growers of the world where most part of the land are dedicated for corn production. The government is also supporting this movement and has placed programs and subsidized budget for the growth and development of the corns produced every now and then.
Agricultural pollution is usually caused by monoculture of plants as well as other wasteful and faulty farming methods that usually lead to the destruction of the soil, the excessive use of insecticides and the exposure of humans to any of the chemicals used on the farm.
Pollution of the environment is one of the biggest and serious problems in the world today. It disturbs the economic and physical life of people. It is defined as the adding any substance in the form of energy to the environment at a faster rate than it can accommodate by decomposition, dispersion, recycling or storage in the form that is harmless.